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Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting!

Tommy Greenwald · Roaring Brook
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

When a text goes wrong, Katie Friedman learns the hard way that sometimes you need to disconnect to connect.Here are a few things you need to know about Katie Friedman:1. Katie is swearing off phones for life! (No, seriously. She just sent the wrong text to the wrong person!)2. She wants...
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Georges Seurat

Iain Zaczek · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

When one thinks of Georges Seurat, one artistic technique should come to mind: pointillism. Through Seurats study of color and light, he came to use tiny dots to create gorgeous, unique colors. Readers see full-color photographs of some of his most famous pieces, such as A Sunday Afternoon...
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Everybody Paints! The Lives and Art of the Wyeth Family

Susan Goldman Rubin · Chronicle Books
Pages: 105
Format: Print book

In this distinctive volume, acclaimed biographer Susan Goldman Rubin shares the fascinating story of the Wyeths - N.C., Andrew, and Jamie - three generations of painters and arguably the First Family of American Art. The accessible text traces the events that shaped their art and the ways...
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Finding Perfect

Elly D Swartz · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

To twelve-year-old Molly Nathans, perfect is: -- The number four -- The tip of a newly sharpened No. 2 pencil -- A crisp white pad of paper -- Her neatly aligned glass animal figurinesWhat's not perfect is Molly's mother leaving the family to take a faraway job with the promise to return...
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The LEGO® Batman Movie: The Essential Guide

Inc Dorling Kindersley · DK Publishing
Pages: 62
Format: Print book

The perfect companion to LEGO Batman's first solo movie, The LEGO® Batman™ Movie: The Essential Guide showcases the full range of exciting LEGO Batman sets and minifigures that will be released to tie in with the film's release. Heroes, villains, vehicles, and locations are all explored...
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The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 1: Mission Titanic - Library Edition

Jude Watson · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Never turn your back on the Cahills . . . The most powerful family history has ever known returns with a vengeance in The 39 Clues: Doublecross!
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Velociraptor

Charles Lennie · Abdo Kids
Format: Book

Discusses the Velociraptor, what it looked like, what it ate, and where their fossils have been found.
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The People and Culture of the Crow

Raymond Bial · Cavendish Square
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The history of Native Americans in North America stretches millennia. One Native group that evolved from one of the first tribes is the Crow. This group traveled the migration routes of the buffalo in the Plains. They made peace with some tribes and war with others. The men and women of the Crow...
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Trouble in zombie-town : an unofficial Minecrafter's adventure

Mark Cheverton · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

"With his sister stuck in Minecraft, Gameknight999 will have to face a new enemy to save her!"--Back cover.
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Wildwood Imperium

Colin Meloy · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 580
Format: Hardcover

From Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society, comes the stunning third book in the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series the Wildwood Chronicles.A young girl's midnight séance awakens a long-slumbering...
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Plants As Food, Fuel, and Medicine

Julie K. Lundgren · Rourke Pub Group
Format: Hardcover

Presents ways the planet and humans use plants for food, fuel, and medicine, including fossil fuels, drinking ginger tea for an upset stomach, and how cactus stems provide water for animals.Title Plants As Food, Fuel, and MedicineAuthor Lundgren, Julie K.Publisher Rourke Pub GroupPublication...
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Genetics

Christine Petersen · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

Presents an overview of the study of genetics, looking at inherited traits, the role of cells and DNA, and how people make use of genetics.
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The Oregon Trail

Benjamin Proudfit · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

For more than three decades in the mid-1800s, the Oregon Trail was the main way settlers traveled west. Today, people can visit parts of this historic trail, and even walk where pioneers did as they made their way to new lives in the Pacific Northwest and California. Complemented by full-color...
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High-Tech DIY Projects With Musical Instruments

Maggie Murphy · Powerkids Pr
Format: Library Binding

Provides information about music, instruments, and sound while offering step-by-step instructions on how to make musical instruments, including diddley bows, drums, and shakers.
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The Sabotage

Jeff Probst · Puffin Books; DGS edition
Format: Print book

Book Two in the STRANDED SHADOW ISLAND trilogy--Companion series to the New York Times bestselling STRANDED adventures!  As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst, with Middle School The Worst Years of My Life co-author...
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